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  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of The Board of Directors of Pharmacyclics, Inc. - PCYC

    March 06 2015 6:56 PM ET

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Pharmacylics, Inc. ("Pharmacyclics" or "the Company") (Nasdaq-PCYC-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to AbbVie, Inc. ("AbbVie")

  • Wolf Administration Denounces Senate Republicans 'Just Saying No' To Helping Schools

    March 06 2015 6:50 PM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wolf Administration today denounced a letter sent by the Senate Republican leadership to school districts across the state. The letter warned district superintendents to lower their expectations about the levels of funding to be provided by the commonwealth in the 2015-2016 budget. On Tuesday, Governor Wolf presented a budget proposal calling for the restoration of massive cuts made over the past four years to Pennsylvania's struggling schools.

  • ASBM Commends FDA for Approval, Clear Naming of First Biosimilar

    March 06 2015 6:48 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines today commended the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its approval of the first biosimilar to be available for sale in the U.S. market. Approval of Novartis' Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz), biosimilar to Amgen's Neupogen (filgrastim), was widely expected following the January recommendation by an FDA advisory panel that it be approved for all five indications for which the reference product is approved.

  • Springs Window Fashions To Acquire MechoSystems

    March 06 2015 6:43 PM ET

    MIDDLETON, Wis., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Springs Window Fashions ("Springs"), the second largest provider of custom window covering products in the world, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MechoSystems, Inc. ("MechoSystems"). 

  • Texas Jury Returns $58.7 Million Trade Secret, Exemplary Damages Verdict for TAOS Inc.

    March 06 2015 6:32 PM ET

    PLANO, Texas, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas technology-focused law firm Munck Wilson Mandala is announcing a $58.7 million trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, patent infringement and tortious interference verdict for firm client Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. (TAOS) in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

  • Legislation to Increase Transparency for Washington Patients Requires Immediate Action

    March 06 2015 6:31 PM ET

    SEATTLE, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan bill supported by the nation's leading patient-advocate organization, the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), that would ensure patients have access to vital information regarding their care, is at risk of dying in Olympia.

  • Forces of Change Impacting Corporate Library Services

    March 06 2015 6:30 PM ET

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's ever-changing business world, corporate libraries often find it challenging to prove the value of the information and services they provide. With rapid advances in technology, along with plummeting resources, corporate libraries are constantly faced with varying challenges.

  • Pharmaceutical Industry Making Adjustments to Include Patient Perspective across Medical and Commercial Operations

    March 06 2015 6:30 PM ET

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patient-oriented programs have risen in importance within the pharmaceutical industry as regulators and payers have placed more emphasis on patient outcomes and consumers have taken a more active role in their healthcare decisions.

    Across the industry, organizations are embracing patient centricity (as the trend has been labeled in pharma).

  • DNA Lab Gets Generous Boost From the Cusumano Family Foundation

    March 06 2015 6:18 PM ET

    GLENDALE, Calif., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Glendale-Burbank DNA Justice Project, a $250,000 initiative by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos (CFV), is now more than half-way to its goal thanks to a generous contribution of $50,000 from the Cusumano Family Foundation. 

  • UN Women Names Angélica Fuentes to Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council

    March 06 2015 6:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UN Women today announced the appointment of Angélica Fuentes, CEO and Managing Shareholder of Omnilife and Founder and CEO of Angelíssima, to its Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council (PSLAC). The Council is comprised of prominent private sector leaders, whose companies have a global footprint and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting women and girls.

  • Researchers map "genomic landscape" of childhood adrenocortical tumors for the first time

    March 06 2015 6:12 PM ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an advance that could lead to better identification of malignant pediatric adrenocortical tumors, and ultimately to better treatment, researchers have mapped the "genomic landscape" of these rare childhood tumors. Their genomic mapping has revealed unprecedented details, not only of the aberrant genetic and chromosomal changes that drive the cancer, but the sequence of those changes that trigger it.

  • Milberg LLP Announces That It Is Investigating Apple Pay

    March 06 2015 6:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg LLP announces that it is investigating potential violations of federal and state laws by Apple, Inc. ("Apple" or the "Company"), in connection with the misuse of Apple's mobile payment service, Apple Pay.

    On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Wall Street Journal reported that credit cards believed to have been obtained through data breaches at Target and Home Depot, were being used to purchase big-ticket items at Apple's stores using Apple Pay. According to Apple, Apple Pay is supposed to provide "more secure payments."

  • Peoples Bancorp Completes Acquisition Of NB&T Financial Group

    March 06 2015 6:02 PM ET

    MARIETTA, Ohio, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Peoples Bancorp Inc. ("Company") (NASDAQ: PEBO), parent company of Peoples Bank, National Association ("Peoples Bank"; collectively with the Company, "Peoples"), announced today that it has completed its acquisition of NB&T Financial Group, Inc.

  • ResCap Liquidating Trust Announces Fourth Distribution to Unitholders, Posting of 2014 Financial Statements, Posting of 2014 Beneficiary Tax Information

    March 06 2015 5:47 PM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The ResCap Liquidating Trust (the "Trust") announced today that its Board of Trustees has declared a cash distribution of $2.00 per unit to holders of units of beneficial interest in the Trust, totaling $200 million (including the distribution made on account of units in the Disputed Claims Reserve).  The distribution will be paid on March 31, 2015 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on March 16, 2015.

  • Department of Human Services Increases Commitment to Pennsylvanians with Intellectual Disabilities

    March 06 2015 5:25 PM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Wolf and the Department of Human Services (DHS) have declared March as Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month in Pennsylvania to raise awareness of the challenges and achievements of people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Now monitor InterSystems Cache database within Microsoft's System Center Operations Manager console

    March 06 2015 5:21 PM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the expansion of BridgeWays' suite of Management Pack products to include a new InterSystems Cache database management pack for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

    The InterSystems Cache management pack features include: a single, pane-of-glass view within the SCOM console; the ability to monitor key system performance metrics and monitor for common issues within the database; identify and understand the root cause of alerts.

  • INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of Orexigen Therapeutics and Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm - OREX

    March 06 2015 5:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. ("Orexigen" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: OREX).

    The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by making false and misleading statements and/or failing to disclose material facts regarding its business and operations.

  • Bunge purchases specialty extrusion business

    March 06 2015 5:15 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the assets of Heartland Harvest, Inc., a North American leader in the production of die cut pellets used to make extruded foods.  Financial terms of the acquisition have not been released.

    Heartland Harvest produces die cut pellets made of a variety of starches which are then expanded through popping, baking or frying to create extruded food products.  The company has one facility in Kankakee, Illinois. 

  • Fine Art Photographer Peter Lik Unveils First Major Release Of 2015, "Midsummer Dream"

    March 06 2015 5:13 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary photographer Peter Lik recently unveiled his first release of 2015, "Midsummer Dream." The image taken in the Florida Keys, showcases a beautiful pier stretching to the captivating, clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 

  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Publishes Monthly Auction Metrics

    March 06 2015 5:12 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, has published its February 2015 auction metrics on the company's website.  This information can be accessed at the following link:

    http://www.rbauction.com/investors/historical-auction-metrics

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